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questions. as i write, i think that her real major misstep was her interview with katie couric. even sarah palin admits that it did not go well. she admitted that to oprah winfrey and talks about it in the book. every aspirant to high office should be it able to answer tough questions. what happened with sarah palin was a cultural revulsion. any rumored to be inherited, every fact that might confirm this caricature of her as some sort of radical conservative bent on taking us back to the stone age was embraced. every factor that contradicted that, which is most of her political profile prior to 2008, directly rebuffs that khartoum. well, those facts were dismissed. host: caller? caller: it seems to me that everything you just said, she seems to have this mentality, as many like her do, that any type of questioning or the slightest bit of negativity is right away and attack. i have not read the book, obviously, it has not come out yet, i am looking forward to it, but from what i have heard a great deal of it is about the left-wing media being out to get her. guest: well, there is something
on the campaign trail of her interview with katie couric, which even sarah palin admits did not go well. she admitted that to oprah and talks about it in the book. every person, every person to high office should be able to answer to questions. what happened with sarah palin wasn't answering tough questions. it was a cultural revolution. it was the ability that any rumor could be spirited. every fact that might come from this character as some sort of radical conservative bent on taking us back to the stone age was in braced and every fact that contradicted which as i write in my book is most of her political profile prior to 2008 directly rebuts that cartoon. those facts were dismissed. >> host: does the call want to respond? >> caller: yeah, it seems to me everything you just said she seems to have this bunker mentality as do many like her that in any type of questioning or this latest negativity right away is an attack on them. i haven't read the book obviously it hasn't come out yet. i'm looking a hold of -- forward to getting a hold of it. it seems like a great deal of it is devoted t
of education arne duncan, mayor of new york city michael bloomberg and kati haycock president of the education tress. i think the fact that this wednesday before thanksgiving and it is a:00 in the morning and we have the full house and a lot of cameras is either testament to the fact of the timeliness of the quality of this discussion or arne they are expecting you to announce the "race to the top" decisions this morning. we are here today to discuss education reform the 21st century and issue that could not be more timely. to keep our global leche in our economy strong the nation needs to get education right. we need to improve our failing schools and close the persistent achievement gaps. we need to prepare all students regardless of their family background for the workplace of the 21st century. that is what these great leaders and their team led by sidney brown have been-- the american recovery act provided an unprecedented amount of discretionary funding targeted for education reform. $4.35 billion in the "race to the top" guns, 650 million for investing in innovation funds, $200 million f
of new york city bloomberg, and katie. i think the fact that this wednesday before thanksgiving, 8:00 in the morning. we have a full house and a lot of cameras. it's either a testament to the fact that timeliness and the quality of this discussion or they are expecting you to announce decisions this morning. but seriously, we are here today to discuss this is a reform and the 21st century, an issue that could not be more timely to keep our global edge and economies try the nation needs to get education ride. many to improve our failing schools and close the persistent achievement caps and prepare all e all students regardless of the family background with the workplace of the 21st century. that is with these great leaders and our team here at cap led by sandra brown have been striving for. the american recovery and reinvestment act targeted for education reform 4.35 billion in the top funds. 2 million for the teacher incentive on, $250 million in a statewide longitudinal data grants and $3 billion in title one school improvement grants, a total of $8 billion. the race for the top p
her, you have to remember she had 80% approval ratings, it was quite a cold home coming. katie connolly? >> [inaudible] >> congratulations on the book. my question is based on -- watching the election and watching her muddle through like a series of auditions, is sarah palin who used -- does she take advice? could she be molded and created? >> one thing that a couple staffers that we interviewed after the campaign said to us was she would literally say outloud over and over again i know what i know what i know, which meant my instincts have never failed me before. and i think she's someone that the lesson that she learned from the campaign was these guys that are supposed to be brilliant political strategists hold me up in the back of the plane for a month, they had this media strategy that didn't work. i should have relied on my instincts from the beginning, and so that's when you saw her start to go rogue, when she sort of started ignoring the plan and coming back and talking to us more. so i think she learned from the campaign in her mind at least that her instincts are righ
. the katie couric interviews were devastating. they're going to be on youtube forever. people to start right to forget that. she has to rehabilitate her image for much of the country. there is a huge percentage -- not a huge percentage, but a huge number of people in this country who will support her no matter what she does, but not enough to win an election. she has got to do more than that. >> my perception when i studied her other, you know, past interviews before she was a presidential candidate covers social views, she stressed that those were her views. she was just expressing a personal opinion. is that accurate? >> absolutely. in alaska even though it is a red state it is more hands-off. so the social issues, brought up, he was the independent running. he brought up that she was pro-life. she said, you know, this is a sensitive issue. we are here to talk about resources. we should answer these questions and tried to stay away from it. >> it's hard to imagine sarah palin dancing a question. >> about abortion. >> at the time just three years ago she said your bring up a decisive issue.
at the meeting blew the catholic vote for katie had peaked whereas the protestant vote for nixon would continue to rise. they thought nagin should emphasize the south and border states. the more conservative republican platform combined with the religion issue could put some of the states, those states in the column. they did not think josh's presence on the democratic ticket would count the religion issue in these states. graham's political bias then became more pointed. gnp of urge nixon to the more religion in his speeches. there were real questions and across the world as to nixon's religious convictions. graham told a gathering of nixon's reticence to use his religion for political gain, but the attendees did not think the country's process would interpret nixon's actions that way. they would insist that the people have a right to note that candidates religious beliefs, particularly, quote, at this uncertain out of history, unquote. graham urged quick nixon once again to weave this into his addresses and perhaps most important, graham wrote, i have just written a letter to my daily list of
-chairs of this conference john geeseman, dan like art, katie mcbeginty, hank havoc, andrew round qis and pat wood, who since august have been meeting in conference calls to plan what's the topic of this year? and we went through phases thinking, well, it's copenhagen. it must be steppingstone to copenhagen. then we thought, no, it's -- yes, it's a steppingstone to copenhagen, but, no, renewable energy scaleup is still its own task. we're not tagging on to some larger train here what it's going to take to put these technologies into use and scale it up is our own task. and the issues of today that will be discussed on this stage today, first, is the framework for policy. right now we have different perspectives from technology, industry, labor, finance, all different perspectives to be brought to bear in setting up the framework for the policies going forward. secondly, what is the u.s. competitive position? we see the tsunami coming from the chinese renewable energy industry, we already saw it from denmark and germany and spain. now we have china coming. hey, folks, it's a global industry, and this is compe
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